Talk-Less Teaching

Make your pupils work harder than you

  • Practical ways to help learners understand complex topics

  • New ways to monitor progress and check understanding

  • Take away highly interactive strategies to:

    • Support independent learning

    • Ensure no passengers

    • Make collaborative learning work

    • Reduce lesson planning

  • Evaluate and assess the impact of your teaching

Isabella Wallace

Isabella Wallace

Date: 12th Jul 2018

Isabella Wallace is co-author of the best-selling teaching guides, Pimp Your Lesson! and Talk-Less Teaching, and the new ‘Best of the Best’ classroom guides for teachers. An experienced and award-winning educator, she is consultant and contributor to the Oxford Dictionary of Education and presents on outstanding teaching and learning.

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Cover all content without ineffective forms of teacher talk

Avoid the overuse of teacher-presentation

Discover how to make learning ‘stick’

Reduce poor-quality teacher talk

How to get students to work harder than you

Adapt to the emerging needs of your learners


Talk less and mean more: the new teacher dictionary

Develop effective short and open questioning techniques

Build talk-less teaching into all lessons

Apply talk-less systems to develop pupils’ learning

Ensure all students are actively engaged

Stretch and challenge pupils by raising expectations

Increase interaction for better assessment


Maximise opportunities for learners to contribute to classroom dialogue and actively participate in lessons


Delegates receive

Ways to teach new concepts

Questioning techniques

Tools to manage classrooms

Alternative ways to meaningfully cover complex content

Lunch and refreshments

Online post-course support

Delegate file including CPD certificate

First delegate rate

£299 + VAT

Additional delegate rate

£279 + VAT

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